Analyst Ratings for Intel Corp. (INTC)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Analysts covering Intel Corp. (NASDAQ:INTC) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. INTC had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

20 analysts declared INTC a buy, 2 issued an overweight rating, 15 issued a hold rating, 2 issued an underweight rating, and 3 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has decreased by 1. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 2.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for INTC. The maximum price target given was 45, implying potential capital gains of 28.68 percent. The minimum price target given was 29, implying potential capital losses of -17.07 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 4.64 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 1.78 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

INTC has an estimated earnings growth rate of 25.21 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. INTC has a PEG ratio of 0.6.

INTC has a 52-week high of 38.45 and a 52-week low of 33.23. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 5.24 percent, and 9.05 percent lower than its 52-week high. INTC has a price/earnings ratio of 15.2. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The INTC value stock report compares INTC to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $163.64 billion. INTC is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.